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Why there is still no cure for the common cold

November 9, 2015

Toronto Star | November 9, 2015

As the high-sea­son for cer­tain com­mon cold virus­es begins to wind down this month, to be fol­lowed by the flu sea­son soon after, we’re start­ing to hear about going in for our annu­al flu vac­cine. So why does influen­za have a vac­cine — albeit with lim­it­ed and vary­ing effec­tive­ness — but not the oth­er virus­es that give us the cold? Read more …